Denmark-based natural food colours supplier Oterra has completed its acquisition of Diana Food's natural colourings business, which includes its factories at Holbeach, Lincolnshire and Cossé in France.
UK pork, poultry and egg producers are protected from imports from their Australian counterparts by tariffs, although beef producers have weaker privileges, while an animal welfare clause is included in the Aussie-UK FTA.
A leading committee of MPs has expressed 'deep concern' about further Government delays on implementing checks on food imports from the EU, claiming it could undermine the competitiveness of British businesses.
Recent struggles to hire official vets at meat processing plants and abattoirs will not lead to shortages over the Christmas period, according to Food Standards Agency (FSA) chief operating officer Colin Sullivan.
World leaders have been urged to negotiate a global transition to a plant-based food system in an open letter signed by Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) Scientists, Nobel Laureates and MPs.
UK lamb producers could be vulnerable to a breakdown in relations between Australia and China following the UK-Aussie free trade deal (FTA), levy body the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) claims.
The UK’s free trade agreement threatens to be a one sided deal with little benefit for British producers that risks sacrificing food security and standards, warned members of the food and drink industry.
Mondelez and Saputo have defended their commitments to sourcing milk from sustainable producers, after a Greenpeace investigation linked the manufacturers to a complex supply chain that was devastating rainforests.
Peter Worsey, Sector Specialist in Food & Drink at WRAP, talks about the ways in which manufacturers and retailers can collaborate to improve their current performance and continue reducing food waste and surplus in the UK.
The European Commission (EC) is offering to halve the amount of paperwork for goods exported from Great Britain (GB) to Northern Ireland (NI) and slash food, plant and animal health customs checks by 80%.
China’s latest ban of British beef imports over a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) could damage future trade with the country, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
UK seafood firms could avoid costly import tariffs thanks to the free trade agreement (FTA) between Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and the UK, according to a report, but the deal was largely 'an exercise in damage limitation'.
Events over the past 18 months have shown how fragile our global food system is. Fotis Fotiadis, chief executive officer and co-founder of Better Origin, discusses what can be done in this opinion piece.
The food industry's official recommendations for a National Food Strategy include doubling R&D spend, overhauling Apprenticeships, launching a skills campaign and a call for closer Government collaboration.
The food and drink supply chain has taken a beating over the past 18 months, with each new crisis piling on a new concern for business to worry about. But above all else, the main concern is how to get the supply chain moving again in spite of the recent...
Food and drink businesses have saved more than 250,000 tonnes of food worth £365m from going to waste a year, according to charity WRAP and think tank IGD’s Annual Progress Report for the UK’s Food Waste Reduction Roadmap.
Chilled food logistics business EVCL Chill Ltd – including EVCL One, EVCL Two and EVCL Three – has entered into administration after struggling with challenges created by the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver shortage, placing more than 400 jobs at risk.
Her excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, the United Arab Emirates’ minister of state for food & water security, addresses how technology can help solve food security problems in this exclusive opinion piece.
The shortage of food-grade CO2 has not been fully solved, despite the Government claiming a coup in terms of brokering a deal to restart its production. We explore the problems that remain and the future implications for the food industry.
Ranjit Singh Boparan, owner of 2 Sisters Food Group and Bernard Matthews has warned the UK faces another cancelled Christmas, with the imminent CO2 shortage 'a massive body blow' threatening food supplies already challenged by labour shortages.